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1 hour ago, BirdManAndy said:

I put up a bird feeder about 2 weeks ago, that has not attracted any birds. It is hanging from a 10' branch, about 6' above the ground. Is this too close to the ground?

What kind of seed are you using? Black Oiled Sunflower Seed is the most popular seed but it can sometimes take a while for the birds to find a new food source regardless of the type of seed. Once a few birds realize there's food to be had, your feeder will become more and more popular. In the meantime, I'd refresh your seed regularly, just putting out a little at a time and dispersing the old stuff on the ground. Your increased activity at the feeder will draw more attention to the feeder and the scattered seed on the ground will attract more birds. Before you know it the birds will be waiting in line for you to fill the feeder.

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